Just like that, we have reached the end of the year! A time for gathering with loved ones and friends. It’s also a time for gift giving, which is why we have compiled a list of cruelty free and vegan gifts you can share with others, or keep for yourself. Check out our list below to see how you can add a little vegan love to your holiday shopping list!


For the Furry Friends in your life:

Add some V-Dog Wiggle Biscuits, a delicious vegan dog treat for your dog’s stocking. Packed with kale, blueberries, coconut oil, and flax seeds, your dog’s breath will be fresher, their body will be fueled with vitamins, and their skin will be healthy thanks to the powers of coconut oil. They are sure to love it and it’s a great cruelty free treat that you will feel great giving to your canine companion.


Aroma Paws has been creating grooming solutions for our furry friends for 10 years and with their growing line of shampoo and conditioners you will want to get your paws on this one. From allergy and sensitivity solutions to in-between washes, Aroma Paws has it all. They even have a  line meant just for our feline friends. With their full vegan line, you will be able to give your pet grooming treatment with shampoos, massage oils, and aromatherapy oils.


For the budding Vegan Chef:

The Homemade Vegan Pantry: The Art of making your own Staples. This cookbook has you covered when it comes to creating meat-free staples. From cashew milk to bread & pastas and of course desserts this cookbook has everything you will ever need. You will also get the opportunity to read the personal connection the author has with each dish highlighted in this cookbook!


Here are couple more cookbook suggestions:


Yack Attack on the Go: Plant Based Recipes for Your Fast-Paced Vegan Lifestyle by Jackie Sobon


Chloe Flavor: Saucy Crispy Spicy Vegan by Chloe Coscarelli


Vegan Meal Prep by JL Fields

A VegNews magazine subscription will bring delicious recipes and culture updates right to your mailbox.


Gifts that Give Back to the Earth:


Stainless Steel Straws

Plastic straws are a big part of the waste in our oceans, soo why not give the gift of sustainability to your loved ones? This pack comes with a cleaning straw making it easier to keep our oceans free of plastic.

Glass Straws
Or check out these beautiful reusable glass straws from Strawesome! (Note: The straws are sturdy, but the particularly curious cats might test that.)


Reusable Cups

Instead of using a disposable coffee cup, try out these adorable reusable cups. Great for your home brew and when you visit a coffee shop!


Beeswax Free Wrappers

For a reusable wrap that is vegan (no beeswax!), look no further than these reusable food wraps. Cut out the plastic and step into thoughtful sustainable packaging!


Infusing Water Bottle

We could all stand to drink more water, right? Why not treat yourself or someone you love to this motivating water bottle. It allows you to infuse your favorite fruits and herbs right into your water and features a cute tracker to motivate you to drink more water throughout the day.


Woobamboo Toothbrush

Another great way to go plastic-free is to purchase bamboo toothbrushes! You use them just like plastic toothbrushes, though when you dispose of them they will biodegrade instead of spending billions of years on the earth. So check them out here and find them at your local retailers!


The Vegan Action Tote

A great way to reduce your footprint to reuse as many items as possible, so why not pick up a Vegan Action tote bag while you do your day-to-day activities!? From grocery items to your favorite books, this tote can carry it all and is a great gift to spread awareness of vegan living!


Stocking Stuffers


Hurraw Lip Balms

Vegan Certified Hurraw lip balm keeps your lips moisturized and prepared for when the air is colder and drier. With many different types of lip balms, from deeply moisturizing to color tinted and even one to protect you from the sun, you can find the right one to fit your needs.


Herban Cowboy

With a large line of eco-friendly grooming products, Herban Cowboy has a scent for everybody. From deodorants to shaving products to colognes, Herban Cowboy is a great addition to any stocking.


No Whey! Chocolate

You can never go wrong with a little candy in your stocking, especially if it is vegan and there are allergen-free options! No Whey Chocolate is the brand for you with chocolates for every occasion. You will come back to them even after the Holidays!

Maven Made

For all your skincare needs, check out Maven Made, a vegan skincare line with you in mind. 


For Vegan Fashionista:


Baby, it’s cold outside! If you are looking for high-quality and ultra-chic outerwear, look no further than Vaute.


Arm the Animals

All vegans love a message tee! With many shirts promoting animal activism, you can add to your vegan fashion closet with these awesome prints. You can also pick up some vegan stickers so you can spread the message while your shirt is in the wash!


For the Young Vegan:

Herbivore Clothing

For the vegan kiddos in your life, check out Herbivore’s shirts for kids, plus this line of vegan books to help inspire and teach your budding vegan.